Print
clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
clam chowder

Gluten Free Dairy Free Boston Clam Chowder

Our dear New Englander friend Dayle gave us 2 thumbs way up! She couldn’t  believe it was gluten free and diary free and loved every last spoonful.

  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 servings 1x

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 6 tablespoons butter, ghee, or butter alternative like MELT (soy free)
  • 2 cups diced yellow onion (about 1 1/2 onions)
  • 2 cups diced celery (about 4 stalks)
  • 2 cups diced carrots (6 carrots)
  • 3 medium red rose potatoes (or Yukon) diced
  • 1 1/2 fresh thyme minced or 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp of Smoked Applewood Sea Salt or Sea Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup Pamela’s artisan gluten free or Cup 4 Cup gluten free flour
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk
  • 3 cups canned clams
  • 4 cups clam juice

Instructions

  1. Melt 2-3 tablespoons of the butter in a large heavy-bottomed stockpot.
  2. Add the onions and cook over medium-low heat until translucent.
  3. Add the celery, carrots, potatoes, thyme, salt, and pepper and sauté until vegetables are beginning to soften.
  4. Add the clam juice; bring to a boil, and simmer, uncovered, until the vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.
  5. In a small pot, melt the remaining 4-5 tablespoons of butter and whisk in the flour.
  6. Cook over very low heat for 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Whisk in a cup of the hot clam broth from the soup, keeping vegetables out, and then pour this mixture back into the soup pot.
  7. Simmer and whisk for a few minutes until the broth is thickened.
  8. Add the coconut milk and clams and heat gently for a few minutes to cook the clams.
  9. Taste for additional sea salt and pepper.

Notes

Serves 6-8 Enjoy with a crusty baguette and salad.

  • Author: Curry Girls Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes